The little village of Rhyd Ddu lies between the historic town of Caernarfon, boasting it’s majestic castle, and the well loved hikers and cyclists paradise of Beddgelert with its shops, eateries and walks, and is a perfect place from which to start exploring Snowdonia. You won’t have to travel far for a tasty bar meal in the village or a further 5 minutes away for a restaurant meal in Betws Garmon (best to book in advance). For a great day out you can hop onto The Welsh Highland Steam Railway which runs from Caernarfon to Porthmadog stopping at Rhyd Ddu on its way. A little further afield (approx 15 miles) is Portmeirion, one of Wales’ premier visitor attractions, welcoming 250,000 visitors every year. The village, designed by William Clough Ellis, was built with a unique interpretation of an Italian theme and is famous for many scenes during the filming of the cult TV series ’The Prisoner’. With free parking, complimentary guided tours and audio visual show, six cafes and restaurants, half a dozen shops, gardens and beaches it is the perfect day out for all the family. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area from kayaking, cycling, fishing, horseriding, walking, sightseeing or just sitting somewhere pretty and peaceful while taking in the lush shades of green and rural scenes which are here for you to enjoy. With so much to see and do in the local area, Beudy provides the perfect base from which to explore.